Columbus Day lessons

Alan Haskvitz

A great lesson can be planned around Columbus Day including those with georgraphy, culture, history, religion, and art manifestations. The pro and con of celebrating such a day is also a great way to get students to think and introduce current events into the history framework.

All type of holiday links

Simple arts and crafts type lessons by age group.

Basic lessons plans

Columbus Day Links

Against Columbus Day site

A short article on the shortcomings of Columbus

Would make a good piece for advanced students or a debate.

Puzzzles, printables and more

Should we celebrate Columbus Day

Nice collection of sites for elementary students

Large Link Stie